Tag archive for ‘Senate’
By admin On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Toll Gates to Return to Nigeria Highways

The Senate on Tuesday passed a motion for the reintroduction of toll gates on federal roads in the country, positing that the re-establishment of toll? gates would solve “the nation’s generally dilapidated More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

World Mobile Group,GSMA Rejects FG 9% Communication Tax Plans

Buying and selling activities at computer village,Ikeja,Lagos LAGOS OCTOBER 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The GSM Association (GSMA), a global association of mobile operators, has rejected the 9% taxation proposed in the Communications More...

By admin On Sunday, September 4th, 2016

Recession: Many’ll Die Before Buhari Completes Reforms – Sani

Sanni Mohammed LAGOS SEPTEMBER 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Chairman, Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts, Senator Shehu Sani, has warned the Federal Government to put in place short-term measures to cushion the More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

JUST IN: Brazil’s Senate SacksPresident Dilma Rousseff from Office

President Dilma Rousseff LAGOS AUGST 31ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Brazil’s Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to permanently remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, marking a turbulent finale to 13 years More...

By admin On Saturday, July 16th, 2016

APC Youths Slams the Tinubus over Attack on Melaye

Remi Tinubu and Melaye LAGOS JULY 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A socio-political organisation of All Progressives Congress (APC) youths on Friday condemned the attack and blackmail carried out on the Chairman, Senate Committee More...

By admin On Thursday, June 30th, 2016

JUST IN: David Mark Thrashes APC Candidate at Election Tribunal

David Mark LAGOS JUNE 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A former President of the Senate, David Mark, has been confirmed as validly elected by the National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal. Mark floored his opponent and candidate More...

By admin On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016
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Urhobo Group Faults Uvwie Monarch, Omo-Agege for Misleading Senate on Location of FUPRE

FUPRE LAGOS JUNE 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The Urhobo Mandate and Equity Forum, UMEF, has said the Federal University of Petroleum Resources FUPRE is sited in Ugbomro, and not Effurun, as is being erroneously portrayed. The More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Buhari May Sign 2016 Budget Today as National Assembly Returns Budget to Presidency

Buhari LAGOS MAY 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-There are strong indications that President Muhammadu Buhari may assent to the 2016 Appropriation Bill on Wednesday (today)? if his Ministers are able to conclude work on the adjusted More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Budget Paddling: : Senate Gives Presidency Final Warning

Buhari LAGOS APRIL 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Senate, Monday, advised the Presidency to come clean with Nigerians on the 2016 Budget and stop engaging in surreptitious campaigns of calumny against the Senate in order More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege Makes Case for Revitalization of Delta Steel Company

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege LAGOS FEBRUARY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)- Senator Ovie Omo-Agege representing Delta Central Senatorial Zone, Delta State in the Senate called for the revitalization of moribund Delta Steel Complex, More...

By admin On Saturday, January 30th, 2016

Senator Omo-Agege Calls for Restructuring of NDDC

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and Senate Speaker, Bukola Saraki LAGOS JANUARY 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Senator representing Delta Central senatorial district in Delta State, Obaisi Ovie Omo-Agege, has called for the restructuring More...

By admin On Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Deltans Jubilate as Omo-Agege Takes His Seat as Senator of Federal Republic of Nigeria

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege LAGOS JANUARY 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-There is jubilation and praises to Good by the people of Delta State as Obaise Ovie Omo-Agege was admitted into the Senator as a Senator of the Federal Republic More...

By admin On Friday, January 1st, 2016

Senator-Elect, Obaisi Ovie Omo-Agege Wishes Deltans Happy New Year

Senator -Elect, Obaisi Ovie Omo-Agege LAGOS JANUARY 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)–Senator Representing Delta Central in National House of Assembly Obaisi Ovie Omo-Agege wishes people of Delta Central Senatorial district More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Buhari Distances Self From Senate’s Anti-Social Media Bill As Protests Mount

LAGOS DECEMBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari will not assent to any bill that is inconsistent with the provisions of the constitution. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Guild of Editors Demand Unconditional Suspension of Social Media Bill

LAGOS DECEMBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) demands, unconditionally, that the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria suspends all proceedings with respect to a proposed Bill, “FRIVOLOUS More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Bill on Social Media is Threat to Freedom of Expression, Online Publishers Tell Senate

LAGOS DECEMBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) has called on the Senate not to deny Nigerians of their universally recognised right to freedom of expression. In a statement in More...

By admin On Saturday, November 28th, 2015

Court Sacks David Mark, Orders for Fresh Election Within 90 Days

David Mark LAGOS NOVEMBER 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The court of appeal has nullified the election of the former Senate President, David Mark. In ruling on the appeal brought by Daniel Onjeh, the Benue South Senatorial More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Buhari Seeks $200m World Bank Loan for Lagos State

LAGOS OCTOBER 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Senate on Tuesday received a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking it’s approval for US200 million loan for Lagos state development policy II. Moving the motion by More...

By admin On Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Ministerial Screening: Full Text of Amaechi’s Address to Senate

Rotimi Amaechi addressing Ssenate during Ministerial Screening LAGOS OCTOBER 23RD (URHOBOTODAY) Your Excellency, the President of Senate, Your Excellency, the Deputy President of Senate Your Excellency, the leader More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Amaechi’s Fate Hangs as Senate Defer Screening

Amaechi LAGOS OCTOBER 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Senate,Tuesday, failed to screen the former governor of Rivers State,Rotimi Amaechi along other first batch of ministerial nominees. The screening of the former Director More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Amaechi’s Nomination Causes Uproar In Senate

Amaechi LAGOS OCTOBER 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The announcement of the ministerial nominees yesterday, October 6, by Senate President Bukola Saraki resulted in a rowdy plenary session today. Trouble started after Senator More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Petroleum Minister: Senate Set Condition for Buhari

Buhari LAGOS OCTOBER 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-According to vanguard, indications have emerged that today’s plenary session, where the Senate would unveil the ministerial list sent by President Muhammadu Buhari, may be More...

By admin On Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Cash Crunch Hits Nigerian Senators, Reps

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian Senators and Members of House of Representatives have been hit by biting liquidity crisis as legislative business comes to a stand still, Elombah.com investigations have More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Central Bank of Nigeria, a Monster House of Corruption

By Femi Ayeni LAGOS JUNE 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Central Bank of Nigeria [CBN] under the leadership of Godwin Emefiele last week disclosed that it spent over 290billion Naira for its over heads, salaries, traveling, More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Senate Approves Six Months Jail for Smokers in Public Places

LAGOS MAY 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Senate on Tuesday passed Tobacco bill even as the lawmakers approved six months jail for anybody guilt of smoking in public places. However, the committee revealed in their findings More...